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  1. English Church Pageant
    Originally proposed by the Rev. Walter Marshall of St. Patrick’s Church, Hove, the English Church Pageant was at first going to take place in Brighton. When, during planning, the event grew conside...

  2. The Worsley Pageant
    This pageant was announced as the first event of its kind to be held in east Lancashire.24 It was a fundraiser and the idea of a local clergyman who wanted to raise some money for a church extensio...

  3. The Synod of Whitby, 664
    This pageant was staged to commemorate the one thousandth anniversary of the Synod of Whitby. An important landmark in the history of Christianity in Britain, the Synod saw King Oswiu of Northumbri...

  4. Pageant of Inverness
    There have been few historical pageants in the Parkerian tradition staged in the Scottish Highlands and Islands, and the pageant of Inverness held in 1951 is by far the most significant of this sma...

  5. ‘Faith of Our Fathers’ Anglo Catholic Pageant
    Pageants were very popular with religious groups and churches during the interwar period. This is an example of one such pageant, held to commemorate the centenary of the High Church Oxford Movemen...

  6. Pageant of Scottish History; 'The Roadmakers'
    The rally of Scouts that took place at Ibrox Park in Glasgow in early June 1938 was described as the largest ever gathering of youth seen in Scotland to date.[1] The occasion that prompted this was...

  7. Arbroath Abbey Pageant, 2005
    The pageant held in 2005 was the eighteenth in a long-running series that had begun with a pageant held in 1947. As it has turned out, the event was perhaps the final instalment of the Arbroath Abb...